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Truc Lam

Near Tuyen Lam Lake, Dalat 61000, Vietnam
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Ranked #4 of 24 Attractions in Dalat
Type: Religious Sites, Forests, Cultural
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Owner description: This popular working religious complex, completed in 1994, includes a shrine and a monastery.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

for flower lover or just simply for someone who love the beauty of nature, this is a must to come. The way to pagoda pass by green and clean Tuyen Lam lake and a pine trees forest which give the pagoda an unique view. Getting into the pagoda, you will be covered by flowers, lots of types and colors. Nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A friend and I who are backpacking through the country went up to the monastery for a short visit, and found ourselves talking to one of the monks and we asked if we could join them for a day and master Ti Phuong said we may. So the next morning we arrive at 5:45 am and we're treated amazingly. We... More

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Irkutsk, Russia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It has a wire cabin road over forests on a huge height, few temples, weird forms of trees and bamboo planations.

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Plano, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I came on a weekday in September, so there was not many people there at all. The pagoda is atop a mountain so you can get some decent views as well as a lot of flowers around the premises. The cable car from the city costs a few bucks, but the temple itself is free.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I walked here from the crazy house about 5km. I ended up at the end point. Google maps is your friend. Very interesting walk going through streets that are so narrow. Caught the cable car across and virtually no queue. Then was at the start point and walked back into town about 3km. Went via the futa bus station where... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We visited the Truc Lam cable car as part of our tour. This was an excellent and welcomed addition to the tour and provided us with excellent views of the mountain scenery. IWe must have been out of season because the place was dead, which made it much better for us… our own little cable ride. I would recommend this.

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Nyon, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

While this is not the most beautiful temple I've visited, it is very peaceful and quiet. Moreover, unlike other "attractions" it's free. Its located over a lake and the whole surroundings are quite a sight. We have been walking from the Crazy House to the pagoda, which took us about an hour. The road is easy to follow once you... More

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Mackay, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Before getting on my trip to Da Lat, I had listed Truc Lam meditation centre as one of those must-visit places of all while I am there. Maybe I should not expect anything, if you are seeking for a Zen ambiance then it might not the place to be. If you want to learn about Buddhism or meditation, then it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This pagoda doesn't have anything new compared to traditional Vietnamese pagodas except for having a large area and different kinds of flowers. You shouldn't try the cable car as well. The cable car will carry you to the top where there are only a restaurant and some kind of flowers. Totally waste of money.

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Dalat, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

So amazing sigthseeing when you have time to walk around, you can enjoy the air, the pine forest, the lake,... the long way with the mountain so nice to take some picture...

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